Security and Counterterrorism


This research area encompasses studies of all efforts to prevent, detect, and counter the threats posed by terrorists and violent extremists, ranging from the hardening of targets, surveillance, technological innovations, and the investigation of terrorist financing, to developments in policy, law, and international relations.

Related PUBLICATIONS about Security and Counterterrorism

Counterterrorism Resilience: Expert Roundtables on Canadian National Security and Countering Violent Extremism

The Spy Who Briefed Me: The benefits and risks of cooperation between the Canadian Intelligence and national security community and its non-traditional partners

National Security Education in Canada

Exploiting Chaos: How Malicious Non-State Actors Are Using COVID-19 to Their Advantage in Cyberspace

Where is the Mother?: The Securitization of Mothers in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

Diversifying Intelligence: History, Discrimination and the Canadian Intelligence Community

Working Paper Title 2020
Domestic Jihadist Threat to Australia and Canada 2000-2020: An Overview

Working Paper 2018 Title
Forensic Psychiatry and the Extremist: A Review of the Recent Violence Risk Assessment Tools for Offenders Convicted of Terrorism Offences

Working Paper Title 2019

Working Paper 2017 Title
From nascent insurrections to full-blown insurgencies: Why some militant groups engage in sustained armed conflicts, a quantitative approach

Working Paper 2017 Title
Analysis of Low-Tech Terrorism in Western Democracies: Attacks with Vehicles, Blades and Incendiary Devices

Working Paper 2017 Title
Reporting Suspicion in Canada: Insights from the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing

Working Paper 2017 Title
The Experience of Canadian Muslim Civil-society Organization and Activists in Influencing and Shaping Counter-terrorism Legislation and Policy

Working Paper 2017 Title
Broadening our Understanding of Anti-Authority Movements in Canada

Working Paper 2016 Title
Trying to Talk to Terrorists: Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Canada

Working Paper 2016 Title
Research into How Resources are Acquired, Moved and Used to Support Acts of Terrorism

Working Paper 2016 Title
Analyzing the formal and informal roles of women in security and justice in Yemen: Reflections for future considerations

Working Paper 2016 Title
Bridging the National Security Accountability Gap: A Three-Part System to Modernize Canada’s Inadequate Review of National Security

Working Paper 2016 Title
Taking Hoaxes Seriously: Characteristics of Terrorism Hoaxes and their Perpetrators

Working Paper 2016 Title
Policies and Responsibilities for Governing Violent Extremism at Ontario Universities

Working Paper 2015 Title
Traits de personnalité et terrorisme

Working Paper 2015 Title
Personality Traits and Terrorism

Working Paper 2015 Title
Terrorist Babble and the Limits of the Law: Assessing a Prospective Canadian Terrorism Glorification Offence

Working Paper 2015 Title
The Global Fight Against Terror: An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Counter-terrorism Governance

Working Paper 2014 Title
A Systematic Approach to Develop a Computational Framework for Counter-terrorism and Public Safety

TSAS AFFILIATES who focus on Security and Counterterrorism

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